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Disabled policy : America's programs for the handicapped

Author: Edward D Berkowitz
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This book exposes the contradictions in America's disability policy and suggests means of remedying them. Based on careful archival research and interviews with policymakers, the book illustrates the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward D Berkowitz
ISBN: 0521389305 9780521389303
OCLC Number: 22221543
Notes: "A Twentieth Century Fund report."
Originally published 1987.
Description: xiii, 280 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I. Income-Maintenance Programs: 1. Workers' compensation; 2. The origins of Social Security Disability Insurance; 3. The administration of Social Security Disability Insurance; 4. The continuing debate over Social Security Disability Insurance; Part II. The Corrective Response: 5. Vocational rehabilitation; 6. Toward independence; Summary and conclusion; Notes; Index.
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